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COVID-19: Medical Practitioners Urged Not To Rest On Their Oars

Nigerian Medical Doctors, Scientists, and Health Researchers have been urged not to rest on their oars as more dangerous variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to develop in parts of the world. The advice was given by a Sports and Health Education Specialist, Professor Olawale Morunkola of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, while […]

FG To Pay Resident Doctors Salary Arrears By May 7

The Federal Government has assured that members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) would be paid their salary arrears on or before May 7, 2021. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, gave the assurance following an exhaustive meeting with the Doctors, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

Strike: FG Directs Payment Of Over 450 Medical Doctors

As part of steps to end the on-going strike that has paralysed many Hospitals, the Federal Government has directed the immediate payment of salary arrears of over 450 Medical Doctors who are mostly House Officers. Also, the Government said it has started discussing with the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and other health Associations on the […]

ASUP Commences Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has commenced an indefinite strike. According to the Union, this followed the failure of the Government to address the sorry state of Polytechnics and Monotechnics and the expiration of the ultimatum issued since March 2020. The action came less than a week after resident Doctors embarked on a nationwide […]

“Join Strike Now Or Pay ₦5M Fine”, NARD threatens COVID-19

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has ordered Doctors at the COVID-19 Isolation Centres to join the nationwide strike which began on Thursday, April 1, 2021. The NARD also threatened to impose a fine of five million naira on any of its branches that fail to join the strike. This is contained in an […]

Resident Doctors Suspend Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action.  The President of NARD, Dr Aliyu Sokomba, confirmed this to Channels TV on Thursday evening, September 10, 2020. Dr Sokomba disclosed that the Union will review the progress made in talks with the Federal Government in two weeks. It would be […]

June COVID-19 Hazard Allowance: F.G Approves Additional ₦8.9bn For Health

An additional ₦8.9 billion has been approved by the Federal Government to pay up a large chunk of the June 2020 COVID-19 allowance to all Health Workers across the Nation. This was revealed by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the end […]

Coronavirus Patient Gives Birth To Twins In LUTH

A 22-year-old Coronavirus patient has given birth to twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The patient gave birth to a boy and a girl on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, bringing the total number of COVID-19 births in the Hospital to four. The Hospital confirmed the birth of the twins in a statement posted […]

100-Year-Old Russian Woman Cured Of COVID-19

Russia celebrated a rare bit of good news as a 100-year-old woman left a Moscow Hospital after fully recovering from the Coronavirus. The Moscow Clinic treating her said in the Country’s first reported case of a survivor that old, the woman, Pelageya Poyarkova, was discharged on her 100th birthday. Russian television showed the elderly woman […]